2 8G 00 t Lakes Manure Handling rea The Economics of Recycling July 9, 2008 Molly Caren Agricultural Center 135 SR 38 NE; London, Ohio 43140 Exp o Join Us! Organizational Sponsors Ohio State University Extension Michigan State University Purdue University Penn State University Cornell University OCAMM Midwest Professional Nutrient Applicators Association All organizational sponsors are affirmative –action, equal-opportunity institutions. n Commercial Field Demonstration n Educational Demonstrations n Educational Sessions n Commercial Vendor Displays Educational Session Topics Educational Demonstrations Solid Manure Application Rates Liquid Manure Application Rates & Preferential Flow Calibration of Manure Application Equipment Stockpiling Best Management Practices Compaction Slurry Seeding Equipment Safety Manure 101: The Superior Fertilizer – Learn how to calculate the value of manure nutrients and about benefits of proper equipment calibration. Records: What? Why? How? – We’ll discuss the importance of accurate records while learning the record keeping requirements in your state. Growing a Management Team – How does communication between the applicator, producer and regulatory agency improve application and the bottom line? Safety Concerns – What safety precautions should be taken when dealing manure storage and application? Case Studies – Farmers share their stories about the value of managing nutrients.